Stories tagged: food
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017
MISS MANNERS: Rules can be bent, not broken, when dining solo
Miss Manners advice column for Friday, Nov. 17, 2017.
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 5:48 p.m.
Celebrated Oregon winemaker dies in Roseburg
A celebrated Oregon winemaker who helped found several well-known wineries died in her isolated cabin in southern Oregon, a newspaper reported Thursday.
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017
New program buoys purchases of fresh food with food stamps
A new program makes it easier for people using food stamps to buy fruits and vegetables.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 4:13 p.m.
Walmart armors up for food fight with Amazon
Walmart’s Jet.com will launch a higher-end grocery line targeting millennials, just over a year after Walmart spent more than $3 billion for the fast-growing online retailer amid more intense competition …
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
Moscow farmers market earns top rating
The Moscow Farmers Market has been rated the best farmers market in Idaho and among the top 25 markets nationally in all award categories by American Farmland Trust’s Ninth Annual …
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 4:06 p.m.
Moscow Farmers Market ranks No. 1 in Idaho
The American Farmland Trust also ranked the popular farmers market in the country’s top 25.
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 12:34 p.m.
Oregon appeals court upholds ruling that threw out GMO ban
The Oregon Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling that overturned a 2014 voter-approved initiative banning genetically engineered crops in Josephine County.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 1:09 p.m.
Sweet spots: The 12 best bakeries in the Spokane area
From macarons at MiFlavour to cakes at Pastry and More, there are pastries galore in the greater Spokane area.
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 10:20 a.m.
Yuck or yum? Swiss offer insect burgers of mealworm larvae
The Swiss supermarket chain Coop, to a bit of domestic hoopla, has begun selling burgers and balls made from insects. It’s being billed as a legal first in Europe, a …
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 6:05 a.m.
Hunger drops to lowest in a decade as economy improves
The number of people facing hunger in the U.S. declined last year to the lowest since 2007 as unemployment fell and some states strengthened child-nutrition programs.
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 12:15 p.m.
NYC to offer free lunch to all public school students
New York City public schools will offer free lunch to every student when the new school year starts.
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
McDonald’s to bring bottled McCafe drinks to store shelves
McDonald’s says it will soon sell some of its McCafe drinks in bottles at supermarkets and other stores, catching up with coffee rivals Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts.
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 1 p.m.
Personal Foodstory: Shawn Vestal makes – and listens to – his own bread
It is a simple, superior, satisfying food. But, for him, baking sourdough bread is not merely about eating it. Otherwise he’d just buy one of the excellent loaves at any …
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 2:16 p.m.
Dorothy Dean presents: apple kuchen
Watch chef Leroy Payne prepare a classic Dorothy Dean recipe.
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, noon
Cooking the Mother Sauces: Patience a key ingredient
Hollandaise is thickened by an emulsion of melted butter and egg yolk.
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 12:28 p.m.
Man who helped pay Spokane school lunch debts looks to raise $600,000 to help more kids
A Washington father who raised nearly $100,000 to cover lunch debt at five Washington school districts is expanding his effort with a new campaign to pay off lunch debt at …
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 8:12 a.m.
Why are Bill Gates and Richard Branson investing in meat that costs $18,000 a pound?
The world loves meat. So much so that demand for meat products is projected to grow by nearly 70 percent by 2050. But meat production places a significant strain on …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 4:04 p.m.
Cooking School: Veloute of the Five Mother Sauces
Veloute is a light roux whisked with chicken, turkey, fish or any other clear stock.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 3:22 p.m.
Chill out with some of Spokane’s best salads
These 12 signature salads just might help you get through the last sweltering days of summer.
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017
Dorothy Dean presents: Orzo pasta salad
Served either hot or cold, this orzo pasta salad pairs well with fish or chicken, or makes a refreshing, light main dish on its own.
Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 5 a.m.
Cascadia Public House treats Spokane’s North Side to Pacific Northwest fare
Cascadia is open for lunch and dinner and features fresh takes and Pacific Northwest influences on classic American fare.
Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, noon
Dorothy Dean presents: Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp
Sweet and tart go hand-in-hand. They balance each other out perfectly. A big, fat layer of buttery, crunchy, crumble helps, too. So does creamy, vanilla ice cream.
Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 5:06 p.m.
Spokane pizza smith wins one of four spots in Blaze Pizza’s new ‘unternship’ program
Gonzaga University senior Rourke Mackey was chosen from more than 100 applicants nationwide.
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 8:28 a.m.
Oprah-branded mashed potatoes, soups to hit supermarkets
Oprah Winfrey is headed to the supermarket aisle with her own line of refrigerated soups and side dishes.
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Pop-up Cheetos-themed restaurant to open in New York City
Frito-Lay is getting in on New York City’s restaurant week by opening a pop-up eatery with a menu full of Cheetos-themed cuisine.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
Restaurant Wars is coming back – and it’s going to be bigger
The second-time Spokane food festival and competition will feature 18 restaurants, 10 breweries and more.
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 5:28 p.m.
Dorothy Dean presents: Beer-can chicken on the grill
This technique creates a juicy, flavorful bird that’s adorned with crisp, evenly browned skin. It can also be made in the oven.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
Personal Foodstory: Tart, sweet and wild, huckleberries represent this family of foraging jokesters
Offering flowers, jokes and food are all ways my Irish-Catholic family shows affection without directly talking about feelings. When one of us has a better huckleberry haul than expected, we …
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 5:28 p.m.
The 12 best coffee shops in and around Spokane
“It was a pleasant cafe, warm and clean and friendly, and I hung up my old waterproof on the coat rack to dry and put my worn and weathered felt …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 6:07 p.m.
Over 100 U.S. salmonella cases now linked to papayas from Mexico
An increasing number of people have been sickened by eating papaya now traced to a farm located in southern Mexico, U.S. public health officials said in an update on the …